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Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of
Garampani sanctuary is located at
For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?
Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as
FFC stands for
Fastest shorthand writer was
Epsom (England) is the place associated with
First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in
Galileo was an Italian astronomer who
Habeas Corpus Act 1679
Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?
Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as
First Afghan War took place in
Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by
First China War was fought between
Dumping is
For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are
Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of
Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on
Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD – 1050 AD are
Gravity setting chambers are used in industries to remove
Guwahati High Court is the judicature of
Friction can be reduced by changing from
From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary-Generals of the UNO are arranged in correct chronological order?
Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?
Film and TV institute of India is located at
Georgia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan became the members of UNO in
Guru Gobind Singh was
Hermann Scheer (Germany) received right Livelihood Award in 1999 for
Germany signed the Armistice Treaty on ____ and World War I ended
During World War II, when did Germany attack France?
Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for
The ozone layer restricts
Eugenics is the study of
Euclid was
Ecology deals with
Filaria is caused by
Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was established in
DRDL stands for
Who was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army ?
FRS stands for
Escape velocity of a rocket fired from the earth towards the moon is a velocity to get rid of the
GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) is
Coral reefs in India can be found in
For safety, the fuse wire used in the mains for household supply of electricity must be made of metal having
Golden Temple, Amritsar is India's
During World War I Germany was defeated in the Battle of Verdun on the western front and Romania declared war on the eastern front in the year
Heavy Water Project (Talcher) and Fertilizer plant (Paradeep) are famous industries of
Hamid Karzai was chosen president of Afghanistan in
Durand Cup is associated with the game of
Headquarters of UNO are situated at
First International Peace Congress was held in London in
For seeing objects at the surface of water from a submarine under water, the instrument used is
Dr. Zakir Hussain was
G-15 is an economic grouping of
Fathometer is used to measure
For galvanizing iron which of the following metals is used?
Economic goods are
For purifying drinking water alum is used
Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in
ESCAP stands for
Firdausi was
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at
Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit was
During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in
Dr. Linus Carl Pauling is the only person to have won two Nobel prizes individually for
Free market is
East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of
Free surface of a liquid behaves like a sheet and tends to contract to the smallest possible area due to the
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
GNLF stands for
Excessive secretion from the pituitary gland in the children results in
Fa-Hien was
In which year of First World War Germany declared war on Russia and France?
ICAO stands for
India's first Technicolor film ____ in the early 1950s was produced by ____
India has largest deposits of ____ in the world.
How many Lok Sabha seats belong to Rajasthan?
India's first satellite is named after
India's first atomic reactor was
In which year, terrorists crash two planes into New York's World Trade Centre on September 11 in a sequence of destruction?
India's first ocean wave's energy project was launched in
In which of the following years, the membership of the Security Council was increased from 11 to 15 (under Article 23)?
India's tallest stone statue of the Jain sage Gomateswara is at
In 1945, fifty nations met to phrase the basic charter for a world organization which would "save succeeding generations from the scourge of war". This conference took place at
In a normal human body, the total number of red blood cells is
INS Venduruthy is located at
In which season do we need more fat?
How much districts are there in Punjab?
India participated in Olympics Hockey in
If force is expressed in Newton and the distance in metre, then the work done is expressed in
How many teeth does a normal adult dog have?
How many red blood cells does the bone marrow produce every second?
How many times has Brazil won the World Cup Football Championship?
If speed of rotation of the earth increases, weight of the body
In August, 1996 at Kolar(near Bangalore), India made successful test flights of Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) named
IDA stands for
Indira Gandhi was assassinated in
India's first nuclear blast at Pokhran in Rajasthan took place in
How many players are there on each side in the game of Basketball?
In a normal human being, how much time does food take to reach the end of the intestine for complete absorption?
In certain diseases antibiotics are administered. The object is
In cricket, the two sets of wickets are
India's first indigenous helicopter was successfully flown in Bangalore on
In which of the followings places was the last Winter Olympics Games held?
Hundred year war was fought between
In which of the following pairs, the two substances forming the pair are chemically most dissimilar?
India's Integrated Missiles Development Programme was started in ____ under the chairmanship of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
INS Agrani (Petty Officers' School) is situated at
Hybridization is
In which world cup cricket final, Australia beat England?
India is the ____ grower of pulses.
In cricket, a run taken when the ball passes the batsman without touching his bat or body is called
How many non-permanent Security Council (UNO) members are from Afro-Asian countries?
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, established in 1971, is located at
In which year did Sir Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest?
HP stands for
India's first fast breeder neutron reactor was
India's first atomic power station was set up at
How many Ergs are there in 1 joule?
In 1943, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin met at Teheran primarily
Innocent III, who became pope in 1198 led
In which year a resolution 'Uniting for Peace' was adopted by UN General Assembly?
In which of the following organs of human body does maximum absorption of food take place?
Human Rights Day is on
In the last World Cup Hockey Finals in 2002, Germany beat ____
How much of blood does the normal human heart on each of its contraction pump into the arteries?
Hygrometer is used to measure
India became a member of the United Nations in
India has
India's first indigenously built submarine was
How many medals came into the account of India during the last Commonwealth Games in 2002 at Manchester?
If the plane of the earth's equator were not inclined to the plane of the earth's orbit
India played its first cricket Test Match in
India has been represented as a non-permanent member of the Security Council (UNO) during
How many Lok Sabha seats does Goa have?
In Air Force, Air Commodore has one rank higher than
How much districts are there in Tamil Nadu?
How much districts are there in Meghalaya?
How many Dynes are there in 1 gram weight?
In big cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai police is headed by a
Indian Institute of Petroleum is located at
In which of the following team events India got a Gold Medal at the 2002 Asian Games?
In which year during World War I, USA declared war on Germany, Britain defeated Turkey and captured Baghdad and Jerusalem?
In 1947, Algeria became politically unified with France but the 80 percent population revolted against French domination
In UNO, the new members are admitted to the General Assembly on the recommendation of ____ and ____ the members of the General Assembly should vote in favour.
Kiran Bedi received Magsaysay Award for government service in
Logarithm tables were invented by
With which sport is the Jules Rimet trophy associated?
Joule is the unit of
Kemal Ataturk was
Milkha Singh Stood ____ in 1960 Olympics, in Athletics.
Ms. Medha Patkar is associated with the
Kathakali, Mohiniatam and Ottamthullal are the famous dances of
Jaspal Rana is associated with which of the following games?
Lala Lajpat Rai is also known as
Modern football is said to have evolved from
Nowadays many novel chemicals are being synthesized termed as xenobiotics. The unique feature of these is what they are biodegradablenon- biodegradablepose on environmental threatthey are environment friendly
Modern Indo-Aryan languages are based on an ancient language called
Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education is located at
Malfunctioning of which of the following organs causes jaundice?
Olympic creed and oath was composed by ____ the founder of modern Olympics.
Kathak, Nauntanki, Jhora and Kajri are the important dances of
Lance Armstrong, a sportsperson of international repute, belongs to which of the following countries?
Ludhiana is situated on ____ river.
Kiran Bedi is
K.S. Ranjit Singhji was
National Defence Academy is situated at
Modvat is
Number of commands of Air Force are
Of the following foods, which one is the best source of protein?
MISA stands for
Mount Everest was captured by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in the year
Karoline Mikkelsen was the first woman to
Liquids transmit pressure equally in all directions. This is known as
John F. Kennedy, President of USA, died on
Lal Bahadur Shastri
On a night when the sky is clear, the temperature may dip considerably; on a cloudy night the temperature will usually dip much less. The reason for this difference is that
Normally the Commonwealth Games are held at intervals of
Mahakavi Kalidas
Olympic emblem is composed of five intertwined rings, each of a different colour, representing the five continents of the world as
Name the instrument used to measure relative humidity
National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) was setup in
Mina is the tribe of
King Hammurabi raised the first army of the world in
National Institute of Occupation Health is located at
Kanishka was
National Institute of Oceanography is located at
Nuclear power is ____ thermal power.
Michael Faraday discovered
Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace in
Most commonly used bleaching agent is
Of the UN Agencies, which one specifically aims at further economic development by encouraging productive private enterprise?
Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin were the first to
Lal Bahadur Shastri is also known as
Lime is sometimes applied to soil in order to
Magsaysay awards are named after Ramon Magsaysay, ____ who was known for his land reform programme to defuse communist insurgency.
Leonardo da Vinci
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) is famous for
Mahabaleshwar is located in
Jharkhand has ____ state on its eastern end.
Marco Polo
Of the blood groups A, B, AB and O, which one is transfused into a person whose blood group is A?
Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) was established in
Numismatics is the study of
National Anthem was first sung on
Karl Marx's ideology advocated
Lhasa airport at Tibet is the World's
Of the various agencies related to the United Nations, the one that has the longest period is
Judicature (High Court) of Rajasthan is at
Kolleru Pelicanary situated at Elluru, Andhra Pradesh has reserves of
Light Year is related to
Liquid asset is
Jeevan Rekha (Life line) express is
Lata Mangeshkar holds the world record for maximum number of ____
On August 1, 2003, the total strength of India's armed forces approximate to
John F. Kennedy was
Jesus Christ was crucified in
National institute of Mental Health is located at
Jharia (Jharkhand) is famous for
Nalanda is located at
National Botanical Research Institute is located at
Mother Teresa received the Magsaysay Award in 1962 in the area of
Of the various non-conventional energy sources that are being tapped, which has the largest potential?
Missile 'prithivi' aims
Microphone is used to convert
Squadron leader Rakesh Sharma was India's first man to go into space. He was ____ cosmonaut to be in space in the world.
Philology is the
The 2006 World Cup Football Tournament held in
Satellite launching station is located at
The 'Black flag' signifies
Republican party is
Study of life in outer space is known as
School of Aviation Medicine (Air Force) is located at
Recession is
Sir Thomas Fearnley Cup is awarded to
Pythagoras was first to ____ the universal validity of geometrical theorem.
Soil acidity is generally corrected by
Oscar Awards were instituted in
Small amounts of iodine are necessary in our diet to
Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service is an International Airline of
Shaurya Chakra made up of bronze is awarded for
Sushri Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar received Bharath Ratna in
Taoism is followed in
The 2005 Wimbledon Women's Singles champion defeated which of the following to win the title?
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a well known freedom fighter of
Shares with a fixed rate of dividend that entitle their holders to priority payment over those who hold ordinary shares of a company are called
Shankracharya was the founder of
Sculpture flourished during
Penicillin is widely used as
Socrates was the wisest man of the ancient world and developed the method of enquiry and instruction, belonged to
Richter scale is used for measuring
Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Britain announce their separation in
Paleontology is a branch of science that deals with the
Sir Humphry Davy was a British chemist who
Sonia Nazario of "Los Angeles Times" was awarded Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for
Soil is formed from the parent rock material by
The air we inhale is mixture of gases. Which of the following gases in the mixture is highest in percentage?
Oxford university was founded in
The American General who led the revolt against the British and declared American independence was
Regular meetings of Trusteeship Council (UNO) are held
Radioactive substances can be produced readily in
The 2002 Commonwealth Games were held in
Profit made when an asset is sold more than the price at which it was bought is called
Plorence(Chadwick) is the associated place for which of the following sport?
The 2012 Olympics Games were held in
Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, was assassinated in
Pan - American Highway, north-west Alaska to Southernmost Chile is the worlds
Raja Rammohan Roy
South Indian temples have
South Africa joined the Commonwealth as 51st member in
Recently lead free petrol was introduced in our country because
Rabindranath Tagore receive Nobel Prize in 1913 in the field of
People who secretly indulge in anti-national or anti-government activities and help the enemy are called
Sulphur is not present in
Oxygen was independently discovered by
Rise of the Chinese civilization along the banks of Hawang 40 took place in
Presently known as the European Union, the EEC was established in
Steel is more elastic than Rubber because
The 2003 Right Livelihood Honorary Award honors ____, when the jury recognizes "for his steadfast work over many years for a world free of nuclear weapons".
Tansen was
Ornithology is the
Rabindranath Tagore is also known as
Raj Kapoor received Dada Saheb Phalke Award in
Oscar Awards are conferred annually by
Robert Koch worked on
Satyajit Ray received Magsaysay Award for journalism, literature and creative communication arts in
The agreement according to which the UK, the USA and the former USSR cannot assist other countries in acquiring technology to develop nuclear weapons, is known as
The 'Red Triangle' symbol denotes
P.T. Usha, who came close to bagging a bronze finished fourth in ____ in 1984 Olympics.
Photophobia is
Pressure cooker cooks rice faster because
The ancient Olympics Games came to a sudden end when the Roman Emperor Theodosius banned them as paper manifestations. The modern Olympic Games were received after a lapse of nearly
Reproductive cells in human beings are produced
Study of earthquakes is known as
The 2005 Australian Open Tennis Championship titles for men's and women's singles were won, respectively by
Penicillin was invented by
Super conductivity is a phenomenon in which the resistance of a substance
The Africa fund (Action for Resisting Invasion, Colonialism and Apartheid) under India's leadership was instituted by
Rohinton Baria Trophy is associated with
Rangaswamy Cup is associated with
Rare Earth factory is situated in
Pakistan left the Commonwealth in 1972, but rejoined as 49th member of the Commonwealth in
Primary rainbow is formed when light suffers
Rana Pratap Sagar (Rajasthan) is famous for
Which of the following languages is more suited to a structured program?
A computer assisted method for the recording and analyzing of existing or hypothetical systems is
The brain of any computer system is
What difference does the 5th generation computer have from other generation computers?
Which of the following computer language is used for artificial intelligence?
The tracks on a disk which can be accessed without repositioning the R/W heads is
Which of the following is the 1's complement of 10?
A section of code to which control is transferred when a processor is interrupted is known as
Which part interprets program instructions and initiate control operations.
The binary system uses powers of
A computer program that converts assembly language to machine language is
The time required for the fetching and execution of one simple machine instruction is
The time for which a piece of equipment operates is called
Binary numbers need more places for counting because
Which access method is used for obtaining a record from a cassette tape?
Any type of storage that is used for holding information between steps in its processing is
A name applied by Intel corp. to high speed MOS technology is called
A program component that allows structuring of a program in an unusual way is known as
The radian of a number system
The section of the CPU that selects, interprets and sees to the execution of program instructions
Which type of system puts the user into direct conversation with the computer through a keyboard?
The term referring to evacuating the content of some part of the machine is known as
A single packet on a data link is known as
The process of communicating with a file from a terminal is
A common boundary between two systems is called
The examination and changing of single bits or small groups of his within a word is called
Which computer has been designed to be as compact as possible?
Which method is used to connect a remote computer?
How many bit code is used by Murray code for TELEPRINTER machines.
The symbols used in an assembly language are
The 2's complement of a binary no. is obtained by adding.....to its 1's complement.
A systems programming language for microcomputers in the Intel family is
A datum that indicates some important state in the content of input or output is
Which is a non-standard version of a computing language?
Which of the following is still useful for adding numbers?
The average time necessary for the correct sector of a disk to arrive at the read write head is _____
A number that is used to control the form of another number is known as
A general purpose single-user microcomputer designed to be operated by one person at a time is
ASCII stands for
Which device of computer operation dispenses with the use of the keyboard?
The microcomputer, Intel MCS-80 is based on the widely used Intel
Which is a machine-oriented high-level language for the GEC 4080 series machines.
A program that is employed in the development, repair or enhancement of other programs is known as
Any storage device added to a computer beyond the immediately usable main storage is known as
Which output device is used for translating information from a computer into pictorial form on paper.
The list of coded instructions is called
A technique used by codes to convert an analog signal into a digital bit stream is known as
An optical input device that interprets pencil marks on paper media is
Most important advantage of an IC is its
Data division is the third division of a _____ program.
Which language was devised by Dr. Seymour Aubrey Papert?
A program that converts computer data into some code system other than the normal one is known as
A device designed to read information encoded into a small plastic card is
A hybrid computer uses a _____ to convert digital signals from a computer into analog signals.
A group of magnetic tapes, videos or terminals usually under the control of one master is
Any device that performs signal conversion is
Codes consisting of light and dark marks which may be optically read is known as
A type of channel used to connect a central processor and peripherals which uses multipling is known as
The first generation of computers available was based on the bit micro processors.
The complete picture of data stored in database is known as
Which of the following is intended to be used in all applications runs on mainframe computers.
A language which is close to that used within the computer is
Which is a unit representing the no bits of discrete.
The device that can both feed data into and accept data from a computer is
The personnel who deals with the computer & its management put together are called
A modern digital computer has
Which of the following can store information in the form of microscopic pits on metal disks.
A device for converting handwritten impressions into coded characters & positional coordinates for input to a computer is
A storage system for small amounts of data is
Which is another name for functional language?
Compilers and interpreters are themselves
A compiler means
A pen shaped device which can sense light, and is used to point at spots on a video screen.
A notation used to express clearly on algorithm is known as
Compression of digital data for efficient storage is
An operating system intended for use on microprocessor based systems that support a single user is
Which programming language is based on Algol 60.
Computer memory consists of
A path by which communication is achieved between a central processor and other devices is called
A stand-alone system which produces one page of printed output at a time is
A memory that does not change its contents without external causes is known as
The report card and merit list forms the
A number which is stored and processed but not in the standard exponential form is called
A memory that holds micro programs is
A device invented by Dr. Bobeck in 1966, for mass storage of data is
The organization and interconnection of the various components of a computer system is
Which of the following is the coding of data so that is can't be easily understood if intercepted.
RAM is used as a short memory because it is
A modern electronic computer is a machine that is meant for
Which is a device that changes information into digital form?
An index register that is automatically incremented or decremented with each use is
Which network is a packet switching network?
Symbolic languages were developed in
As compared to diskettes, the hard disks are
What is the name given to the molecular-scale computer?
Who is considered the 'father' of the minicomputer and one of the founder fathers of the modern computer industry world-wide?
The first microprocessors produced by Intel Corpn. and Texas Instruments were used primarily to control small
Which printer uses a combination of laser-beam & electro photographic techniques.
A billionth of a second is defined as a:
Which of the following is not currently a topic in computer science?
Where have the program and data to be located before the ALU and control unit of a computer can operate on it?
When was Apple Macintosh II microcomputer introduced in the market?
Control Unit of a digital computer is often called the
The unit of a computer system that executes program, communicates with and often controls the operation of other subsystems of the computer is known as
Human beings are referred to as Homosapiens. Which device is called Silico sapiens?
Which access method is used for obtaining a record from a cassette tape
The most important advantage of a video disk is
The process of entering data into a storage location
Time during which a job is processed by the computer is
Which of the following is used to insure the high quality of computer output?
The most common binary code in use today is the 8 bit ASCII code. What do the letters ASCII stand for?
The software used to convert source program instructions to object instruction is known as
Binary numbers need more places for counting because:
Backing storage is so named because it
The ASCII code for the character J is:
Off-line operation is the operation of devices without the control of
What is meant by a dedicated computer?
Which of the following is the user programmed semiconductor memory?
An instruction that transfers program control to one or more possible paths is known as
The two kinds of main Memory are:
Name of the first guided weapon in the world which used a programmable digital computer:
Programs designed to perform specific tasks is called known as
What is the name given to the weapons which use computerised guidance system?
A monitor's _____ is the distance between the holes in the mask behind the screen. This helps determine how sharp the dots appear.
The ALU of a computer normally contains a number of high speed storage elements called
What is the name of the printer which prints all the A's in a line before all the B's?
A _____ is simply an arrangement where multiple disk drives appear as a single disk drive to the user.
Conversion of binary number 1010101000010111 to hexadecimal number is
In comparison with static RAM memory, the dynamic RAM memory has
Which of the following holds data and processing instructions temporarily until the CPU needs it?
A multi programming system is one that can
The language that is an input for statement translation is called
All the instructions and procedures needed to start up a computer, to the point it can load an operating system, are stored in ROM chips. In IBM compatible PCs this is called the _____
Before a disk drive can access any sector record, a computer program has to provide the record's disk address. What information does this address specify?
A high speed device used in CPU for temporary storage during processing is called
Computers are extremely fast and have fantastic memories. However, the only thing they can remember is
The first electronic digital computer contained?
Name the two persons who were the first to develop a model of the microprocessor chip.
EBCDIC can code up to how many different characters?
Who is credited with the idea of using punch cards to control patterns in a weaving machine?
Which 32-bit microprocessor is used in IBM's PS/2 model-80 computer?
The memory which is ultraviolet light erasable and electrically programmable is
What is the name of the computer which was first used for programming and playing of music?
The access method used for cassette tape is
The arranging of data in a logical sequence is called:
Who is the creator of the PASCAL language?
When was punched-card equipment used for the first time to process the British census?
A hashing scheme is used with
The time taken for the read/write head to move to the correct track on the magnetic disk is called
A computer has a 1024K memory. What does the letter K stand for
Computer instructions written with the use of English words instead of binary machine code is called
The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:
Which of the following are the two main components of the CPU?
A characteristic of card systems is:
A directly accessible appointment calendar is a feature of a _____ resident package.
1024 bytes represent a
Which type device is a piece of equipment that receives information from a CPU?
Computer Operators
When was the IBM XT microcomputer released in the market?
Which of the following is not used for storage purposes with main frame computers?
Which is true for the digital computer?
Which of the following terminals' output most closely resembles the output produced by a plotter?
What is the main advantage of magnetic core memory over semiconductor RAM memory?
Which of the following is used for serial access storage only?
A memory space used for the temporary storage of data is
What is the name of the logic circuit which can add two binary digits?
A small film-plate which is used for microfilming the output from a microcomputer screen is called
The ALU and control unit of most of the microcomputers are combined and manufactured on a single silicon chip. What is it called?
Continuous line drawing are produced using
Which of the following registers is loaded with the contents of the memory location pointed by the PC?
Storage on PC allows you to store files until something erases it, but memory loses its contents whenever its _____ is lost
One byte can be used to encode any integer between 'O' and -inclusive
Why is the width of the data bus so important to the processing speed of a computer?
How many types of storage loops exist in magnetic bubble memory?
The function of CPU is
The bubbles in a bubble memory pack are created with the help of?
The central processor of a modern digital computer consists of
Fifth generation computers are likely to exhibit
A computer system consisting of its processor, memory and I/O devices accepts data, processes it and produces the output results. Can you tell in which component is the raw data fed?
When did arch rivals IBM and Apple Computers Inc. decide to join hands?
The transistorized computer circuits were introduced in the
The memory sizes in mainframe computers and advanced technology micro computers are expressed as
A memory bus is mainly used for communication between
An AND gate
The daily processing of corrections to customer accounts best exemplifies the processing mode of:
Which of the following devices can be used to directly input printed text?
To locate a data item for storage is
Which of the following memory is capable of operating at electronics speed?
The main purpose of time sharing techniques used in computers is to make the best use of the
Which of the following is not true of immediate processing?
A temporary storage area, attached to the CPU, for I/O operations is a:
Which part of the computer were is used for calculating and comparing?
The person contributing the idea of the stored program was
When an input electrical signal A=10100 is applied to a NOT gate, its output signal is
The first practical commercial typewriter was invented in 1867 in the United States by
What is meant by quad-density (QD) diskette?
Large computer system typically uses:
First generation computers are characterised by
Can you tell what passes into and out from the computer via its ports?
What is the general name of the device which produces hardcopy graphics?
When a disk stack is serviced by a comb-like access mechanism, there is one read/write head for each
In which year was UK's premier computing event called "The Which Computer" started?
In comparison to the internal (main) memory, tape or disk memory is
Which of the following input/output devices is not associated with personal computers?
The ALU of a computer responds to the commands coming from
The heart of any computer is the
Which of the following are likely to jam the read/write head of a disk pack?
Impact printers
Which of the following is not a practical data-processing approach?
Bit map terminal
A 32 bit microprocessor has the word length equal to
The register which holds the address of the location to or from which data are to be transferred is known as
In simplex transmission
Each model of a computer has a unique
Transistorized computer circuits were introduced in the
Those microcomputers which have the same operating characteristics as the IBM microcomputers are called IBM
Communication ports are found on the back of microcomputers. They are used to connect the computer to _____
Which is considered a direct entry input device?
In a computer system, which device is functionally opposite of a Key-board?
The first firm to mass-market a microcomputer as a personal computer was
The data appearing first in the left portion of punched card is
Which one of the following is termed a combination input-output device?
The process of writing computer instructions in a programming language is known as
Which of the following is not true of a magnetic disk?
A regular TV set can be hooked up to a computer so as to received computer signal instead of a television program. This hooking up is achieved with the help of a
An output device that uses words or messages recorded on a magnetic medium to produce audio response is
A factor which would strongly influence a businessperson to adopt a computer is its:
The most common input device used today is
What is the name of the temporary data storage area between a peripheral device and the CPU which compensates for the difference between their speeds?
Which of the following is the fastest?
In which year were chips used inside the computer for the first time?
The invention of the slide rule is attributed to
The control unit of a microprocessor
A flat-bed plotter uses a pen which moves in two directions across a piece of paper fixed on a flat-bed. Can you tell who controls the movements of this pen?
The desirable characteristic(s) of a memory system is (are)
The CPU chip used in a computer is partially made out of:
What type of magnetic material is normally used in bubble memories?
A byte is comprised of:
Which of the following printer can be classified as a page-at-a-time printer?
The CPU of a computer transfers print output to a temporary disk memory at high speed and then gets back to processing another job without waiting for the output to got to the printer. In this way, the CPU does not remain idle due to its own high speed as compared to the low speed of the printer. What is the name of this memory?
Which of the following registers hold the information before it goes to the decoder
A typical modern computer uses
ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator) had huge advantage over Mark I because it used electronic valves in place of the electromagnetic switches. In the beginning, ENIAC was used for calculating the path of artillery shells. For which other was weapon design was it utilized?
Who was the father of Punched Card Processing?
When did Hewlett-Packard Inc. Introduce its first HP-110 laptop computer?
The computer program language which is widely used in computer science and engineering and also in business is
A 'number crunching' computer is one that can handle
The barcode which is used on all types of items, is read by a scanning device directly into the computer. What is the name of this scanning device?
A processing unit that coordinates networks and data communication is known as
A type of line printer that uses an embossed steel band to form the letters printed on the paper is
Which memory system is not as a mass memory medium?
Different components on the motherboard of a PC processor unit are linked together by sets of parallel electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?
The terminal device that functions as a cash register, computer terminal, and OCR reader is the:
The general range of speed in revolutions per minute (rpm) at which floppy disks rotate is
Which of the following typically uses a keyboard for input?
The first microprocessor built by the Intel Corpn. was called
The microelectronics is the technology of
Who developed the first personal computer spreadsheet package called Visicalc?
When was the X Window System born?
A double sided magnetic disk pack has six disks. Can you tell how many surfaces of this pack are normally used?
The Santa Clara Valley, California is popularly known as Silicon Valley of America because
Which of the following professions has not been affected by personal computers?
What is the name given to the 8-bit unit used for coding data?
What technology is used for flat panel displays?
What is meant by the term RAM?
Magnetic tape can serve as :
Conversion of hexadecimal number 1D7F16 to a decimal number is
Microfilm reader is a
In magnetic disks, data is organized on the platter in a concentric sets of rings called
The data recording area between the blank gaps on magnetic tape is called a/ an:
Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?
Which term is not used to describe the memory component of a computer?
Who coordinates the sequencing of events within the central processor of a computer?
What type of computer programming is used for airplane ticket reservation system?
The output of a 2 input OR gate is 0 only when its
A high quality CAD system uses the following for printing drawing and graphs
A printed document reader which scans the characters and then encodes them in a computer-compatible code for direct transmission to the computer is called
The equipment with which the computer talks to its users is called a
In which addressing mode, the effective address of the operand is generated by adding a constant value to the contents of a register?
The term gigabyte refers to
The CPU chip used in a computer is partially made out of
Which of the following best describes a computer-based information system?
Accessing records from a file directly without searching from the beginning of the file is
When did IBM close the last of its punched card manufacturing plant?
The monitor of a computer is connected to it by a
In a punched card system, data is processed by a
A single bus structure is primarily found in
What is the highest address possible if 16 bits are used for each address?
An integrated circuit is
Which of the following memories contains a thin film of magnetic material sandwitched between two permanent bias magnets?
Comments put in cells are called …..
Comments can be added to cells using …..
Which menu option can be used to split windows into two?
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